Mr. Takaichi Itaya, the chief of Japan's Self-Defence Force, was given military honours at the?
GV Defence Ministry
SV Japan and German flags
CU Defence Ministry crest
SV Italya arrives and being welcomed by de Maiziere
SV Uniformed officers salute
CU Itaya salutes
SV De Maiziere salutes
SV Itaya and de Maiziere salute
SV Itaya and de Maiziere inspect guard of honour
SV Itaya thanks guard
SV Itaya shakes hands with Navy Officer and enters building (2 shots)
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Background: Mr. Takaichi Itaya, the chief of Japan's Self-Defence Force, was given military honours at the West German Defence Minister on Friday (17 July) when he arrived there for talks with West German Inspector-General Ulrich de Maiziere.
Mr. Italy's talks with the West German Inspector-General were reportedly unofficial.
Before entering the Defence Ministry building, Mr. Itaya and Mr. de Maiziere were saluted by uniformed officers, drawn up before the building.